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  Schenectady New York - Hope Farm Press Publisher of New York Regional History, Folklore, Nature, Military History and ...
The name Schenectady is derived from Schau-naugh-ta-da, which in the language of the Iroquois signifies "over the pine plains," or "across the pine plains," and is said to have been used by them at first to designate Fort Orange (now Albany).
By the census of 1880, the population of Schenectady city was 13,655; of the county, 23,558.
Of the inhabitants of Schenectady, 60 were slain in the massacre, 27 were carried into captivity, one (or possibly more) escaped to Albany, and the remainder probably fled for refuge to their friends and neighbors who were settled along the river.
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  Schenectady, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schenectady (IPA /skəˈnɛktədi/) is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.
Schenectady was first settled in 1661 when the area was part of the Dutch colony of New Netherland.
Historic population of Schenectady: 13,655 in 1880; 31,682 in 1900; 92,061 in 1950.
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 Schenectady County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schenectady County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York.
Albany County was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean.
Schenectady County is located in east central New York State, north of Albany.
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 Schenectady, New York
Schenectady is a city located in Schenectady County, New York, of which it is the county seat.
It is a city in central New York State, near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
Schenectady was first settled in 1661 when the area was a colony of the Netherlands.
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 Schenectady, New York
The City of Schenectady is in central New York State, near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
The City of Schenectady is proud to offer this well conditioned golf course to the residents of Schenectady and the surrounding area.
Schenectady MGC stretches out to 6600 yards and features fast undulating greens and tight fairways blanketed within grasses and native vegetation In addition to our rich history, Schenectady Municipal G.C. was ranked by Golf Digest "Best Places to Play in 2004" with a three star rating.
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 Schenectady
With the onset of three decades of peace in 1713, Schenectady began to grow again - its population fueled by the natural increase of the descendants of the original patentees and a number of newcomers as well.
Like Albany, Schenectady experienced its first significant contact with the larger American scene during the Seven Years War when it became a major staging area and was overwhelmed by British and provincial soldiers - all of whom expected to be boarded and fed by the inhabitants.
In 1764, Schenectady's growth and development were recognized when it was accorded borough status by the royal government - in practice, an underdeveloped form of government that was to include a mayor and alderman.
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 New York - Schenectady
Three of the five trustees were killed in the massacre of 1690; one left Schenectady; and the fifth, who controlled the lands for a quarter of a century, was an early dictator, acting as trustee for the town land but refusing to account for his actions.
In accordance with the advice of the Mohawk, a new fort was built at the edge of the river (now the eastern end of the Western Gateway Bridge), but many of the survivors had lost heart and moved back to Albany or New York.
Settlement gradually spread west and north, and Schenectady ceased to be the western outpost of empire and became the eastern trading center of a new frontier.
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 Preserve America Community: Schenectady, New York
The canal effectively eliminated Schenectady's role in the import/export of goods and isolated the Stockade from the growth being experienced by the rest of the city, leaving the area largely residential and saving it from later demolition in the name of progress.
The many scientific advances based in Schenectady include the first steam powered passenger train in the U.S. (1826), the air brake for trains in 1869, the alternating current motor which enabled the expansion of the electric power industry, and a high frequency alternator that enabled the world's first radio broadcast of music in 1906.
Schenectady was also home to the first radio station in New York State, the first experimental television program broadcast in 1928, and the first regularly broadcast television program.
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 Subject Guide - Schenectady, New York
The numerous news clippings on abortion rights and family planning articles as well as correspondence between chair Kay Dingle and New York State legislators is a strong point of the collection.
The Schenectady, NY Branch of the NAACP was founded in 1949 by an interracial group of men and women committed to the task of improving the status of African Americans in the area.
The Schenectady Trades Assembly was chartered on July 25, 1898, and was replaced in 1941 by the Schenectady Federation of Labor.
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 Schenectady County, New York History and Genealogy
The Schenectady Digital History Archive is a service of the Schenectady County Public Library and a member of the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and Genealogy Projects and the American Local History Network, dedicated to making information about Schenectady's heritage more accessible to researchers around the world.
Schenectady was known as the "city that lights and hauls the world" because of its prominent place in the locomotive manufacturing industry and the presence of the headquarters of the General Electric Company.
The Schenectady County Public Library is located at the corner of Liberty and Clinton Streets, across a corner from the Efner History Research Library at City Hall and down the street from Union College.
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 Schenectady County, New York NY, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Schenectady County is one of 62 counties in New York.
The county is in the Albany metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 148,042.
This was an increase of 1.01% from the 2000 census.
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 New York Lawyers Directory: Lawyers, New York Lawyers, Law Firms, Attorneys in New York, New York
York also found that Amir's understanding of the law and work on the case did not qualify him for a share of the fee.
Although other factors contributed to the atmosphere that produced the new association, none was as strong as "selective membership." Not only were large groups of attorneys denied affiliation with a bar association, but independent perspectives on the judicial system were also curtailed by the reluctance of a few large law firms to facilitate change.
The New York County attorneys' Association has historically been one of the largest and most influential county bar associations in the country.
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 Schenectady New York Dentist
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 Schenectady County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is greater than the US industry average of 571 and less than the State of New York average establishment size of 1249 for the Hospitals industry.
In Schenectady County, Warehousing and storage, Social assistance and Specialty trade contractors industries, in terms of United States location quotient, are the most dominant in the region.
In Schenectady County, Professional and technical services, Hospitals, and the Food services and drinking places sectors, in terms of total employment, are the largest.
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 Timeline of Schenectady History
December 24: Upon receipt of the news in Schenectady of the death of George Washington, the church bells were tolled for two hours and the aldermen donned mourning clothes for a period of thirty days.
March 7: Schenectady County was established by the New York State Legislature, by a division of Albany County.
With the burning of the New York Central freight house on Dock Street, the headquarters of the department was removed to a building on John Street.
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 Schenectady County, New York DWI Attorney Paul Callahan 518-895-2334 | DWI.com
Schenectady DWI Lawyer Paul Callahan has many years experience as a criminal attorney, and he focuses on protecting the rights of those charged with New York DWI.
Schenectady County DWI Lawyer Paul Callahan is an experienced trial lawyer who has a reputation of excellence and is highly regarded by the legal community.
Schenectady DWI Attorney Paul Callahan is the Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee of the Schenectady County Bar Association and is a member of the New York State Bar Association Criminal Section.
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 Schenectady County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is greater than the US industry average of 40 and greater than the New York average establishment size of 42 for the Management of companies and enterprises industry.
The State of New York experienced a sector employment shift of 12.5 percent, in the duration of 2001 to 2005.
In Schenectady County, Health care and social assistance, Retail Trade, and the Professional and technical services industries are the largest employment industries.
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 Welcome to the Official City of Schenectady, New York Website
Schenectady is a city rich in history and accomplishment.
Throughout its 300 year history, Schenectady has proved to be a city of remarkable resiliency and renewal.
Schenectady Mayor to Receive Government Accountability Award Tomorrow in Albany Click "City Press Releases" tab to right for AGA's press release and agenda.
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 Schenectady County, New York Genealogical Records Information
The name Schenectady is spelled seventy-nine different ways in the early documents, but no matter how remarkable the orthography, somehow they convey the sound.
Another guess is that Schenectady is a corruption of the Indian name Schau-naugh-ta-da, meaning "across the pine plains," and is said to have been applied originally to Albany, but was given to the present locality because of the kind of land over which they journeyed to reach it.
The admiration of the past is often repeated in the present by the visitor who, standing on one of the higher hills, beholds the wide flung valley in its garb of today.
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 Schenectady County, New York
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 St. Clare's Hospital - Schenectady, New York History
Taking note of the growing industrial strength of Schenectady and its related population boom, Dickershaid and Fowler knew the time was at hand to bring this project to fruition.
Northeastern New York's first Family Practice Residency Program is established and with it, the Family Health Center for low income and medically indigent families.
A microsurgical microscope was used for the first time in Schenectady to reattach five severed fingers to a young man's hand.
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 Schenectady County, New York
Schenectady County Courthouse is located at 620 State Street, Schenectady NY 12305; phone: 518-388-4220.
Schenectady County was formed from Albany County on March 7, 1809.
Chamber of Commerce of Schenectady County, Welcome to Schenectady County: 2006 New Residents Guide, 2006, Schenectady NY Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
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